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US military biological activities: a new front of concern in Latin America
Americas, Argentina, Brazil, U.S, Mexico, Peru

US military biological activities: a new front of concern in Latin America

A presen√ßa militar e cient√≠fica dos Estados Unidos em terras latino-americanas tem sido motivo de controv√©rsia e especula√ß√£o. Recently, as atividades relacionadas √† pesquisa biol√≥gica, realizadas por entidades como o NAMRU-SOUTH e apoiadas por empresas farmac√™uticas estadunidenses, entraram em foco, suscitando debates sobre soberania, seguran√ßa e √©tica. Este artigo procura desvendar as nuances desse tema, amparado por relatos e an√°lises veiculados por importantes jornais da Am√©rica Latina. A expans√£o das pesquisas biol√≥gicas militares dos Estados Unidos na regi√£o tem gerado um debate acalorado sobre a transgress√£o da soberania nacional e as implica√ß√Ķes para a seguran√ßa dos pa√≠ses envolvidos. THE "La Jornada" do M√©xico tem sido vocal sobre as implica√ß√Ķes dessas atividades, questio...
The need to integrate Brazil into regional agendas: the case of CELAC
Americas, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela

The need to integrate Brazil into regional agendas: the case of CELAC

In 1983 Colombia, Mexico, Panama and Venezuela created a forum to mediate armed conflicts in Central America. At the time, the need for them to create forums for direct dialogue became clear., without the intermediation of other countries, if they really wanted to overcome the conflicts. It became known as the Contadora Group. (name of the island of Panama on which the meeting took place). In 1985 Argentina, Brazil, Peru and Uruguay joined the group and, created the Permanent Mechanism for Political Consultation and Conciliation in Latin America and the Caribbean, also known as the Rio Group. The Rio Group is not an international organization per se, insofar as it does not have a secretariat responsible for implementing and monitoring the proposals. However, it is an important space for concertation ...
The ideologization of Brazilian foreign policy: why do we need to relate to everyone?
Americas, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Peru

The ideologization of Brazilian foreign policy: why do we need to relate to everyone?

Photo: MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/GETTY IMAGES / BBC News Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro said he will not attend the inauguration of the president-elect in Chile., Gabriel Boric. The inauguration ceremony is scheduled for the day 11/03 and would easily allow Bolsonaro to go, honoring the Chilean government. The reason for this refusal lies in Boric's political position, which is left. It is not the first time that Bolsonaro has refused to go to a presidential inauguration in a Latin American country.. In 2019 Bolsonaro did not attend the inauguration of Argentine Alberto Fern√°ndez (note that our 17 In previous years, Brazilian presidents attended the inauguration, given the importance of the country for Brazilian international relations). In 2020 Bolsonaro also did not attend the inauguration of Bolivian Luis Arce, not even sending a rep...
Elections in Peru and Democracy in Latin America
Americas, Peru

Elections in Peru and Democracy in Latin America

Candidates for the presidency of Peru: Pedro Castillo and Keiko Fujimori Peru will pass, in day 6 June 2021 for a second round of a highly polarized presidential election. On the one hand, temos Keiko Fujimori, daughter of former dictator Alberto Fujimori, from another, the far-left candidate Pedro Casillo. curiously, the first round was not one of great electoral polarization, having castillo only obtained 19% of votes while Fujimori achieved mere 13%. That is, 68% of voters preferred other candidates. We should then observe a polarization induced by institutions, no case, the electoral rule. Two candidates in very distant positions on the economic spectrum will campaign to convince a core mass of voters who didn't think their proposals were the best right away..
And the ship goes (III) - Xi Jinping and the Second Summit of the New Silk Road
Asia, Austria, Chile, China, Egypt, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Myanmar, Peru, Portugal, Russia

And the ship goes (III) - Xi Jinping and the Second Summit of the New Silk Road

Closed yesterday, in Beijing, the II Summit of the ‚ÄúBelt and Road Initiative‚ÄĚ - the ‚ÄúNew Silk Road‚ÄĚ - the most ambitious project of this century, according to many analysts, for the realignment of the planet's geo-economy / geopolitics. As you recall, launched in 2013, por Xi Jiping, your goal is to create an economic belt, technological and cultural link uniting Asia with Europe and Africa, thus expanding the layout and scope of the original Silk Road, that drawn by the Chinese during the Han dynasty (check. II a.C / II d.C), was the great corridor through which goods from the East reached Europe. It's broken, that lasted until the Turks took Constantinople in 1453, was, as we know, the greatest commercial and civilizational link in history. The first summit of ‚ÄúRoad ...